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Maps of Each of the Four Quarters of the Old City

Maps of Each of the Four Quarters of the Old City

From HaAtika, the official website of the Old City of Jerusalem, this post presents a clear map of the gates, streets and some major attractions of the Old City of Jerusalem, plus a

Interactive Israel Tourism Map

Interactive Israel Tourism Map

This interactive map divides Israel into 19 regions, each of which can be zoomed in on to display major attractions, holy sites, national parks, wildlife and more. By clicking on the blue

Where To Eat Shabbat Meals in Israel

Where To Eat Shabbat Meals in Israel

This post offers information about how you can get set up for Shabbat meals in different locations throughout Israel. Please note that some are free events at private homes or

Transportation in Israel

Transportation in Israel

This article by Israeli tour guide, Oren Cahanovitc, explains everything you need to know to get around Israel by car or public transportation. He provides links and basic information regarding car rentals, trains,

13 Things to Know Before Travelling to Israel

13 Things to Know Before Travelling to Israel

From public transportation, tipping and language to unique aspects of Israeli culture, this article by Rebecca Gomby from Culture Trip, provides tourists with practical, humorous and interesting insights into Israeli

Grocery Shopping in Israel

Grocery Shopping in Israel

Aimed at new immigrants, this article from The Jerusalem Post provides a basic guide to the different ways to go grocery shopping in Israel, including at a major supermarket, a

A Guide to Ordering Coffee in Israel

A Guide to Ordering Coffee in Israel

This post will help you navigate Israeli coffee culture and make sure you get the type of coffee you want. The video, created by Tamar Pross, the founder of Citizen Café

Ask Israelis: What Defines Israeli Culture?

Ask Israelis: What Defines Israeli Culture?

Created by Corey Gil-Shuster from The Ask Project, this video (07:44) asks local Jewish Israelis what defines Israeli culture. Their answers touch on everything from food and values to language, religion

A Practical & Educational Tour of the Israeli Wallet

A Practical & Educational Tour of the Israeli Wallet

This article by Israeli tour guide, Oren Cahanovitc, provides an introduction to the coins and bills used in Israel, including an explanation of the worth of each unit as well as

Tipping in Israel: When and How Much?

Tipping in Israel: When and How Much?

Written by Ashley of  iGoogledIsrael, an online travel guide, restaurant reviewer and events calendar, this useful article provides information about tipping etiquette in Israel, including who to tip, who not to tip, and

A Humorous Guide to Israeli Slang

A Humorous Guide to Israeli Slang

Created by Renny Grinshpan, a Canadian immigrant to Israel known for her creative and comedic videos, this funny video serves as an alphabetic introduction to some of the most popular

Useful Hebrew Words and Phrases

Useful Hebrew Words and Phrases

Created by Arza World, a travel and tourism organization primarily serving the Reform Jewish community, this 2-page Israel-Hebrew dictionary provides a lexicon of basic Hebrew words and phrases to help

10 Must-Have Apps for Visiting Israel

10 Must-Have Apps for Visiting Israel

This useful article from The Jerusalem Post presents ten must-have smartphone apps for visitors to Israel, including navigation apps whether you are by foot, car, taxi or public transportation, as well

Sample Israeli Apartment Rental Contract (Hebrew & English)

Sample Israeli Apartment Rental Contract (Hebrew & English)

Although there is no obligatory uniform apartment rental contract in Israel, this post presents an English translation of a standard contract from UNadlan. To see a standard Hebrew contract, click here.

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